Assistive Telecommunications Equipment (ATE) Master Contract: Functional Areas

Functional Area 1 – Amplified Telephones and Associated Peripherals

Includes Brand name equipment that consists of, but is not limited to:

  • Corded Amplified Telephones
  • Cordless Amplified Telephones
  • Amplified Telephones with Amplified Voice Output

Functional Area II – Alerting Devices/ Emergency Devices and Associated Peripherals

Includes Brand name equipment that consists of, but is not limited to:

  • Flashing Telephone Ring Signalers
  • Auxiliary Loud Bell Ringers
  • Emergency Alert Systems
  • Emergency Dialing Systems
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Door Bell Signalers

Functional Area III – Captioned Telephones and Associated Peripherals

Includes Brand name equipment that consists of, but is not limited to:

  • Captioned Telephones
  • Internet Protocol (IP) Captioned Telephones

Functional Area IV - TTY, VCO Phones, HCO Phones and Associated Peripherals

Includes Brand name equipment that consists of, but is not limited to:

  • Teletypewriters (TTY)
  • Voice Carry Over (VCO) Telephones
  • Hearing Carry Over (HCO) Devices

Functional Area V - Specialized Accessories/ Switches and Associated Peripherals

Includes Brand name equipment that consists of, but is not limited to:

  • Pneumatic switches
  • Control Switch Interface Units
  • Headsets (Wireless and wired)
  • Desktop Speakers
  • In-Line Amplifiers
  • Printer for TTY
  • Microphones
  • Telephone Switches or Remotes
  • Comfort Ear Pads
  • Telephone pouches
  • Telephone Holders
  • Extensions
  • Surge Protectors
  • Miscellaneous Adaptors

Functional Area VI - Hands-free Telephones/Devices and Associated Peripherals

Includes Brand name equipment that consists of, but is not limited to:

  • Hands-free Telephones
  • Infrared Telephones
  • Voice-Activated phones
  • Voice Dialers
  • Memory Dialing Aids
  • Speakerphones

Functional Area VII - Devices for Speech Impaired and Associated Peripherals

Includes Brand name equipment that consists of, but is not limited to:

  • Speech Generating Devices
  • Augmentative Communication Devices (for Telecommunication Access)

Functional Area VIII - Devices for Visually Impaired and Associated Peripherals

Includes Brand name equipment that consists of, but is not limited to:

  • Telephones Device Braille Display
  • Voice Dialers
  • Tactile signalers & receivers
  • Large visual display
  • Braille TTY device for DeafBlind
  • Braille Keytop Labels
  • Large Number/Letter Overlays
  • Large Button Telephone

Functional Area IX - Devices for Cognitively Impaired and Associated Peripherals

Includes Brand name equipment that consists of, but is not limited to:

  • Memory Phones
  • Picture Phones

Functional Area X - Wireless Devices / Videophones and Associated Peripherals

Includes Brand name equipment that consists of, but is not limited to:

  • Web-Cameras
  • Videophone Devices
  • Wireless Devices/Smartphones
  • Portable VCO, HCO, or TTY, or other Text-Based Devices
  • Wireless Cellular Telephones

Functional Area XI – Extended Warranty(ies)

The State may require an additional Extended Warranty(ies), for a total of up to five (-5-) years of coverage, for Equipment that costs more than $300.00. If a secondary level of competition is required, either through a POIFB or PORFP, the State will note the Extended Warranty requirement.

Master contractors are required to inform the State when proposing at the Secondary level of competition (POIFB or PORFP), of the length of time for all pre-existing Manufacturer’s Warranty(ies) for each piece of equipment proposed in their response.

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